Syeda Hamdani

Youth Engagement Coordinator


Syeda is an advocate for justice. Growing up immersed in Sacramento’s diverse culture and as a UC Davis alumna, she is passionate about giving back to her community and serving others. Syeda wants to do her part in working towards a better future by inspiring positive social change and supporting our youth in reaching their potential.

What high school did you attend and in what city?

C.K. McClatchy High School (Sacramento, CA)

What song motivates you to jump out of bed in the morning?

What after school programs, or activities did you participate in while in high school?

Law and Public Policy Academy, Student Court. In my spare time – volunteering, baking, drawing.

What 3 words would you use to describe yourself?

  • Passionate
  • Collaborator
  • Artistic

Who are your favorite people, groups, or organizations to follow on social media?

  • poets/creatives
  • reflection/motivation accounts

Please define what it means to you to be a HOPE dealer.

A Hope Dealer is someone who inspires our youth to see the power that young people hold and to be a source of support for them while they work towards their goals and aspirations and build/shape a better future